God of war, bloodshed and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth either nude with a helmet and a spear or sword as an armed warrior. His sacred animals include vultures, venomous snakes, dogs and boars.
Goddess of reason, wisdom, intelligence, skill, peace, warfare, battle strategy and handicrafts. She is the patron of city Athens which was named after her. She is commonly shown as being accompanied by her sacred animal the owl.